Monday, April 6, 2020

Tag: Horror

Vivarium (2019)

Title: Vivarium
Rating: R
Directed by: Lorcan Finnegan
Written by: Lorcan Finnegan and Garret Shanley
Starring: Imogen Poots, Danielle Ryan, Molly McCann, and Jesse Eisenberg
Release Date: 3/27/2020
Running Time: 97 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



A young couple looking for the perfect home find themselves trapped in a mysterious labyrinth-like neighborhood of identical houses.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Shaun of the Dead (2004)

Title: Shaun of the Dead
Rating: R
Directed by: Edgar Wright
Written by: Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright
Starring: Simon Pegg, Kate Ashfield, Nick Frost, Peter Serafinowicz, Penelope Wilton, and Bill Nighy
Release Date: 9/24/2004
Running Time: 99 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



Together with his mother, the stepfather, who will soon mutate into a zombie, and some friends, Shaun hides himself in his local pub “Winchester” and hopes to escape the horror there. Shaun of the Dead is a creepy zombie splatter movie with cult status and finest English humor.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission


Extra Ordinary (2019)*

Title: Extra Ordinary
Rating: R
Directed by: Mike Ahern and Enda Loughman
Written by: Mike Ahern, Demian Fox, Maeve Higgins, and Enda Loughman
Starring: Maeve Higgins, Barry Ward, Will Forte, and Claudia O’Doherty
Release Date: 3/6/2020
Running Time: 94 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



Rose, a sweet, lonely driving instructor in rural Ireland, is gifted with supernatural abilities. Rose has a love/hate relationship with her ‘talents’ & tries to ignore the constant spirit related requests from locals – to exorcise possessed rubbish bins or haunted gravel. But! Christian Winter, a washed up, one-hit-wonder rock star, has made a pact with the devil for a return to greatness! He puts a spell on a local teenager- making her levitate. Her terrified father, Martin Martin, asks Rose to help save his daughter. Rose has to overcome the fear of her supernatural gift & work with Martin to save the girl, get the guy and be home in time for a light snack…maybe a yogurt or something…


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? Yes

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Special thanks to Tony for this submission


Beneath Us (2019)

Title: Beneath Us
Rating: R
Directed by: Max Pachman
Written by: Mark Mavrothalasitis and Max Pachman
Starring: Lynn Collins, Rigo Sanchez, James Tupper, Josue Aguirre, Roberto ‘Sanz’ Sanchez, Thomas Chavira, Nicholas Gonzalez, and Edy Ganem
Release Date: 3/6/2020
Running Time: 90 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



The American Dream becomes a nightmare for a group of undocumented day laborers hired by a wealthy couple (Lynn Collins and James Tupper). What they hope to be their biggest payday turns into a terrifying fight for survival at the couple’s secluded mansion, and those thought to be helpless must prove they can’t be discarded so easily.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Hunt, The (2020)

Title: The Hunt
Rating: R
Directed by: Craig Zobel
Written by: Nick Cuse and Damon Lindelof
Starring: Ike Barinholtz, Betty Gilpin, Emma Roberts, and Hilary Swank
Release Date: 3/13/2020
Running Time: 89 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



Twelve strangers wake up in a clearing. They don’t know where they are, or how they got there. They don’t know they’ve been chosen… for a very specific purpose … The Hunt.

In the shadow of a dark internet conspiracy theory, a group of elites gathers for the very first time at a remote Manor House to hunt ordinary Americans for sport. But the elites’ master plan is about to be derailed because one of The Hunted, Crystal (Betty Gilpin), knows The Hunters’ game better than they do. She turns the tables on the killers, picking them off, one by one, as she makes her way toward the mysterious woman (Hilary Swank) at the center of it all.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Michael, Tony, and Frank for this submission


Invisible Man, The (2020)

Title: The Invisible Man
Rating: R
Directed by: Leigh Whannell
Written by: Leigh Whannell
Based on the novel by: H.G. Wells
Starring: Elisabeth Moss, Aldis Hodge, Storm Reid, Harriet Dyer, and Oliver Jackson-Cohen
Release Date: 2/28/2020
Running Time: 110 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



Trapped in a violent, controlling relationship with a wealthy and brilliant scientist, Cecilia Kass (Elisabeth Moss) escapes in the dead of night and disappears into hiding, aided by her sister (Harriet Dyer), their childhood friend (Aldis Hodge) and his teenage daughter (Storm Reid).

But when Cecilia’s abusive ex (Oliver Jackson-Cohen) commits suicide and leaves her a generous portion of his vast fortune, Cecilia suspects his death was a hoax. As a series of eerie coincidences turns lethal, threatening the lives of those she loves, Cecilia’s sanity begins to unravel as she desperately tries to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Frank for this submission


Brahms: The Boy II (2020)

Title: Brahms: The Boy II
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: William Brent Bell
Written by: Stacey Menear
Starring: Katie Holmes, Christopher Convery, Owain Yeoman, and Ralph Ineson
Release Date: 2/21/2020
Running Time: 86 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



Unaware of the terrifying history of Heelshire Mansion, a young family moves into a guest house on the estate where their young son soon makes an unsettling new friend, an eerily life-like doll he calls Brahms.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Tony and Frank for this submission


True Fiction (2019)

Title: True Fiction
Rating: NR
Directed by: Braden Croft
Written by: Braden Croft
Starring: Sara Garcia, John Cassini, and Julian Black Antelope
Release Date: 2/21/2020
Running Time: 94 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



A young writer gets a job assisting her favourite horror writer, but she finds herself participating in an out-of-control psychological experiment.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No


Fantasy Island (2020)

Title: Fantasy Island
Rating: PG-13
Directed by: Jeff Wadlow
Written by: Jeff Wadlow, Chris Roach, and Jillian Jacobs
Starring: Michael Peña, Maggie Q, Lucy Hale, Austin Stowell, Jimmy O. Yang, Portia Doubleday, Ryan Hansen, and Michael Rooker
Release Date: 2/14/2020
Running Time: 110 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



The enigmatic Mr. Roarke makes the secret dreams of his lucky guests come true at a luxurious but remote tropical resort. But when the fantasies turn into nightmares, the guests have to solve the island’s mystery in order to escape with their lives.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Memoriam: In memory of Anthony “Ants” Faifai
Our collaborator and friend


Lodge, The (2019)

Title: The Lodge
Rating: R
Directed by: Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz
Written by: Sergio Casci, Severin Fiala, and Veronika Franz
Starring: Richard Armitage, Riley Keough, and Alicia Silverstone
Release Date: 2/7/2020
Running Time: 108 minutes

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What did you think of this film?



A soon-to-be stepmom is snowed in with her fiancé’s two children at a remote holiday village. Just as relations begin to thaw between the trio, some strange and frightening events take place.


Are There Any Extras During The Credits? No

Are There Any Extras After The Credits? No

Special thanks to Gabe for this submission